Katelyn Kresal
Katelyn Kresal

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Tinley Park, Ill.

High School:
Marian Catholic

Height:
5-5

Event:
Freestyle, Backstroke

Birthdate:
03/01/1994

04/08/2014

Redbird Swimmers and Divers Honored At Annual Team Banquet

All-American diver Wenting Zhang and four-time Missouri Valley Conference champion Marissa Yontz took home top honors.

02/27/2014

Twelve Redbirds Named to MVC Swimming and Diving Scholar-Athlete Team

Illinois State's Kelly Sanks listed among three student-athletes averaging a perfect 4.0 GPA.

04/10/2013

Redbird Swimmer and Divers Honored at Annual Awards Banquet

The Illinois State swimming and diving hosted their anual awards banquet Sunday, April 7.

02/16/2013

Redbirds Finish 2nd, Breaking Fifteen School Records

Illinois State swimming and diving finish in second-place at the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

02/15/2013

Redbirds Remain in Second While Breaking MVC Records

Illinois State swimming and diving remain in second place during the Missouri Valley Conference Championships

2012-13: Named most improved at the 2013 awards banquet ... swam a personal best in the 200-yard backstroke (2:06.77), 100-yard backstroke (58.24) and 400-yard IM (4:36.31) at the MVC Championships ... participated in the Dennis Stark Relays, the Butler Invitational and the Zippy Invitational ... competed in dual meets against Evansville, Truman State, Northern Iowa, Illinois, Nebraska-Omaha, Washington (Mo.) and Ball State.

Marian Catholic HS: Four year varsity swimmer ... named MVP all four years ... swimming captain senior year ... 3-time state qualifier in the 200-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle ... high school record holder in 200-yard freestyle ... swam for North Aquatics Club... 3-time sectional champion ... member of the National Honors Society ... member of the honor roll all 4 years at Marian Catholic High School ... member of Recruitment Corp for 3 years ... also played soccer all four years in high school.

Personal: Born 3/01/94 ... daughter of Daniel and Denise Kresal ... majoring in criminal justice ... holds a cumulative GPA of 3.67.

Personal Best: 100-yard freestyle-53.43, 200-yard freestyle-1:54.90, 100-yard backstroke-58.24, 200-yard backstroke-2:08.79, 200-yard IM- 2:13.35, 400-yard IM- 4:36.31.